LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-30-2015, 12:26 AM   #1
supusr
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2015
Location: Pacific NW
Distribution: Debian-based, currently xubuntu 17.10
Posts: 56

Rep: Reputation: 16
Flash or substitute for iceweasel in Debian 8 MATE


Recently installed Debian 8.2 MATE. All updated and configured with my preferred apps, and all working except the ability to view video on some sites that require flash (such as http://www.oregonlive.com/#/0). Software sources are all jesse/stable. Any clear, step-by-step guidance that works or reference to same? Thanks, in advance.
 
Old 11-30-2015, 12:50 AM   #2
berndbausch
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2013
Location: Tokyo
Distribution: Redhat/Centos, Ubuntu, Raspbian, Fedora, Alpine, Cirros, OpenSuse/SLES
Posts: 3,276

Rep: Reputation: 853Reputation: 853Reputation: 853Reputation: 853Reputation: 853Reputation: 853Reputation: 853
Does this work for Debian 8?
https://wiki.debian.org/FlashPlayer/
 
Old 11-30-2015, 12:55 AM   #3
supusr
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2015
Location: Pacific NW
Distribution: Debian-based, currently xubuntu 17.10
Posts: 56

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 16
Well, yes (I imagine). I neglected to say that I prefer not to use non-free or contrib sources. Sorry. I may have to use Chromium, but I would like to stay with iceweasel.
 
Old 11-30-2015, 12:58 AM   #4
273
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Dec 2011
Location: UK
Distribution: Debian Sid AMD64, Raspbian Wheezy, various VMs
Posts: 7,343

Rep: Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258
If you use Chromium you won't get Pepperflash without the contrib repository either.
 
Old 11-30-2015, 03:44 PM   #5
supusr
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2015
Location: Pacific NW
Distribution: Debian-based, currently xubuntu 17.10
Posts: 56

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 16
Yes. Thanks.
 
Old 11-30-2015, 07:53 PM   #6
Fred Caro
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2007
Posts: 1,006

Rep: Reputation: 166Reputation: 166
Not sure if the 'contrib' repo is free either.

Fred.
 
Old 12-01-2015, 12:51 AM   #7
273
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Dec 2011
Location: UK
Distribution: Debian Sid AMD64, Raspbian Wheezy, various VMs
Posts: 7,343

Rep: Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258Reputation: 2258
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fred Caro View Post
Not sure if the 'contrib' repo is free either.

Fred.
Well, Flash itself isn't and I don't think Pepperflash is either so that makes at least two packages in there which are not free.
 
Old 12-01-2015, 06:25 AM   #8
Timothy Miller
Moderator
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Arizona, USA
Distribution: Debian, KDE Neon, Arch, Void
Posts: 3,112

Rep: Reputation: 942Reputation: 942Reputation: 942Reputation: 942Reputation: 942Reputation: 942Reputation: 942Reputation: 942
Yup, no nonfree sources = no flash, plain and simple.

If you do enable non-free for flash, I suggest using freshplugin instead of flash, it's a wrapper that allows the pepperflash plugin to work with Firefox/Iceweasel. In my experience, it's to the point that it works better than native flash on Debian.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Appearance issues and other stuff with Iceweasel 24 (in debian 7.1 with Mate) slacker_ Linux - Newbie 4 10-11-2013 02:11 PM
Can't use Iceweasel Flash 10 plugin for Debian 5.0.3 penyuan Linux - Newbie 5 12-01-2009 04:59 PM
Debian/LXDE/IceWeasel Flash Not Working iball8888 Linux - Newbie 7 10-08-2009 02:02 PM
Flash player for Debian Etc 4.0r5 wich iceweasel siawash Debian 6 02-27-2009 02:36 PM
cannot install flash player on iceweasel in debian etch parf Linux - Newbie 16 11-23-2008 11:43 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:46 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration